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Responding to the News Resources

Page history last edited by Mr. Biggley 9 years, 10 months ago

 

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Why read the newspaper? See these You Tube videos.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcuw9bMYgHY

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tXadb6IsKI&feature=related

 

 

SOURCES OF NEWS

 

The Globe and Mail- Offers an intelligent Canadian perspective on news events.

www.theglobeandmail.com/

 

The Atlantic Monthly- A comprehensive, American current affairs magazine.

http://www.theatlantic.com/

 

The Economist- An authoritative, British weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.

www.economist.com/

 

The New York Times- One of America's largest and most influential daily newspapers.

http://www.nytimes.com/

 

The Washington Post- Another of American's large and highly influential newspapers.

www.washingtonpost.com/

 

The Detroit Free Press- Local, indepth news coverage focussing on our neighbour to the north

www.freep.com/

 

CNN- One of America's 24 hour television news channels.

www.cnn.com/

 

Fox News- Their slogan is"Fair and Balanced Reporting"

www.foxnews.com/

 

National Public Radio- Public broadcasting's largest radio news station.

www.npr.org/

 

Jon Stewart's Daily Show- A pioneer in satiracial newscasting.

www.thedailyshow.com/

 

Leonard Pitts Jr.- A prominent columnist for the Miami Herald

www.miamiherald.com/LEONARD_PITTS/ 

 

 

NEWS STORY SAMPLES AND TOPIC SUGGESTIONS

Topic: Obama's Health Care Speech

NY Times "President Obama Steps Forward" President Obama Steps Forward.doc

Fox News "Obama Just Doesn't Get It" Obama Just Doesn't Get It.doc 

 

Topic: Harper and Obama

Harper and Obama Talk Afghanistan Harper and Obama talk Afghanistan.doc

 

Topic: Buy America- US/Canada Trade

Keep Buy America in 'perspective': Obama Keep Buy American in Perspective.doc

 

Topic: Race and American Politics

Playing the Race Card Makes for Ugly Politics Playing the race card makes for ugly politics.doc

 

Topic: U.S./China Trade Dispute

U.S. tire levy unleashes a maelstrom in China U.S. Tire Levy.docx

 

Topic: Obama's Health Care Agenda

Obama grounded Obama grounded.doc

Health Care- Magnet for Anger Health Care- Magent for Anger.doc

 

Topic: US and Somalia

In Somalia, U.S. weapons end up in al-Qaeda hands US Wpns in Somalia.doc

 

 

 

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